The respiratory system is a biological system important for exchange of gases. Breathing is the process that brings oxygen into your lungs and moves through your body. The impurities like dust particles and harmful gases in the air cause many breathing and respiratory problems.It may be common problems like common cough and cold or critical diseases like pneumonia.
Respiratory disorders are considered Swasa roga in Ayurveda.
According to Ayurveda vata, pitta, kapha are the three vital forces in the body. Among this kapha dosha is mainly located in the upper trunk. Vata can cause dryness and crunchy blockages, and pitta can bring inflammation. The vitiation of vata, pitta and kapha will lead to Swasa roga.